Switching careers? Executive search companies are always looking for people ripe for a change.

Back in the day, people worked for the same company for 40 years, retired at 65 and got a gold watch and a farewell party. That rarely happens anymore. Today, people don't care so much about...
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Innovation is important in executive search (and in every business.) Here’s where it comes from.

Where does inspiration come from? Sometimes from desperation. Simon Sinek tells the story of how a young Steven Spielberg devised a simple, ingenious way to scare the daylights out of the...
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As executive search consultants, we focus on what’s important. Here are ways we do that.

As executive search consultants, our job is to find the right talent for the right role. We're constantly asking ourselves, "Is what I'm doing right now helping to source good candidates?" If it's...
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In search of: Productive meetings

Make your meetings more meaningful. Patrick Lencioni’s "Death by Meeting: A leadership fable about solving the most painful problem in business" addresses just how uninspiring meetings can be:...
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GE’s Vice Chair on the value of workplace creativity

"Having worked in marketing for most of my career, I’ve learned the priceless strategic value of having a steady supply of good ideas," writes Beth Comstock, GE's vice chair. "I’ve also come...
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Stop sending the non-essential after-hours email … and watch office productivity go up

That after-hours email you send because you think it gives you a head start on the next day could have a detrimental impact on the receiver. The cumulative effect of after-hours emails can be...
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24 CEOs share their secrets to business success

We're used to reading about high-achievers who rise before the sun's up, make it to the gym before they read The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times and then are at the office by 7:30 a.m....
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Making the most of meetings

Meetings are necessary, but they don't have to be a necessary evil. Here's some sound advice on how to make meetings matter. This advice comes from LinkedIn via Ben Baran, Ph.D., SPHR. Baran says, "...
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Here’s to the innovators!

Have you seen this Fast Company list? We're not surprised to see Facebook, Uber, Netflix and Amazon in the Top 10 of "The Most Innovative Companies of 2016." But Taco Bell? Check out why they deserve...
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